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    Is it possible for you to post pics of the...

    Is it possible for you to post pics of the lenses. Here are my thoughts. First off are you using a surface saver tape? This keeps lenses free off blocking contaminates such as Freebond/Onyx. The...
  2. Make sure file processor is running within...

    Make sure file processor is running within innovations. Look for icon with same name.
  3. Did you make sure you don't have any built up...

    Did you make sure you don't have any built up poly behind or stopping grinding wheel. Bench test motor to check how it runs and sounds separate from edger.
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    I've used this software for 18 years and it is...

    I've used this software for 18 years and it is everything you would ever need plus affordable and amazing customer support.

    Some may suggest others such as DVI but in terms of pricing and free...
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    Although 1.74 is available as semi finished, lens...

    Although 1.74 is available as semi finished, lens that are ground in house are set to 1.5 and above center thickness due to issues that arise from traditional in lab back side spin coating...
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    Check your coating level. Normally you should...

    Check your coating level. Normally you should have at least 2.5 bottles in system. Perhaps initially there is the correct level for proper pump function then as coating is depleted the pump might...
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    http://www.hcoating.com/cabuyers.html

    http://www.hcoating.com/cabuyers.html
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    SGX is my recommendation based on budget and...

    SGX is my recommendation based on budget and material mix. LOH style chucks are available and the lap adapter is not block style specific as it merely "slides" into chuck. SGX support and parts...
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  10. Stock Poly coatings are much more scratch...

    Stock Poly coatings are much more scratch resistant and hence non tintable. When surface lenses are used, make sure the front side semi finished blank has a tintable hardcoat. For example, from...
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    I had this happen years ago and what I was told...

    I had this happen years ago and what I was told is that a final step in the AR process had been missed which is the application of the hydrophobic layer. Tint should not dramatically affect AR...
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    Does this occur with all lenses or just thin...

    Does this occur with all lenses or just thin minus?
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    Closely exam both sides of chuck when you insert...

    Closely exam both sides of chuck when you insert lens and clapping begins. You may notice right chuck binding or shaft shifting up or down depending on amount of prism in the lens. Consider replacing...
  14. Why industry started redo policies is beyond me....

    Why industry started redo policies is beyond me. As an independent owner I am forced to have a liberal redo policy out of fear an account will switch to a lab that covers all their mistakes. The...
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    My experience with Coburn generators is that the...

    My experience with Coburn generators is that the on board computers use a DOS based operating system with a simple boot sequence. A blinking cursor would suggest that the start up boot file is...
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    I'm not seeing any anti slip (hydrophobic) discs...

    I'm not seeing any anti slip (hydrophobic) discs with your blocking which is an absolute must when edging AR coated lenses. Even if your current pads are rated for AR, they do not provide sufficient...
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    Correct but part of the question asked if...

    Correct but part of the question asked if Photochromatics or AR coated lenses would affect durability. So my answer was in direct response. Great info though as related to Trivex in general.
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    Trivex is a laminated material which does not...

    Trivex is a laminated material which does not shatter. You may have the wrong roughing wheel which is causing excessive heat and hence delamination Pictures of the defective lens would us help you
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    Pin out is surprisingly simple as only 4 wires...

    Pin out is surprisingly simple as only 4 wires are required. When I set up my Coburn and Weco equipment some 18 years ago the PC had a adapter with 25 pin to machine with 9 pin. Wire color code not...
  20. Minimum blank sizes are considered to...

    Minimum blank sizes are considered to be theoretical for two reasons:





    Two to three millimeters should always be added the the MBS to allow ...
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    Invision Article on In Office Edging

    Although this forum has numerous In Office Edging Posts, I came across this article and wanted to share. It provides a fresh perspective from ECP's on the advantages of install edging equipment.
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    They are the best on the market. I've tried...

    They are the best on the market. I've tried several other brands that look like those but did not perform as well. I believe I would order from the Hoya Lab in Dallas.
  23. This by far is the most comprehensive and concise...

    This by far is the most comprehensive and concise explanation of lens processing I have seen. The presentation by the narrator is suited for both students just beginning their careers in lens...
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    When I first opened in 2000, I had Innovations...

    When I first opened in 2000, I had Innovations "Lite" which is a stripped down version. Not sure if it's still available. At the time we didn't run finish through software. Instead I had WECO...
  25. Thread: Tinting ?

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    We use a small amount of dish soap in the rinse...

    We use a small amount of dish soap in the rinse water to break the surface tension. Also consider setting gradient 3/4 with the last dip slightly submersing the entire lens to remove any bubbles...
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